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zarrella. good morning, john. >> reporter: hi, carol. the line is gone now. the crowd has gone inside. they expect a full house here. 2,000 people expected. here is the booklet that they put out. a celebration of the life of neil armstrong. as you mentioned, last man to walk on the moon, gene zernon and buzz aldrin, who walked on the moon with neil armstrong. many members of congress will be here. we know that nancy pelosi, john boehner, are going to be here. a moment ago i saw john glenn. of course, the first american to orbit the earth. he went in, with his wife. many, many people here as well as many space shuttle astronauts who knew him throughout the years also here. and it's just so interesting that you have this enormous public support and a public ceremony for a man who, throughout his years, was so private. and for whom all of the accolades of walking on the moon certainly weighed very, very heavy on him. it was a tough thing to deal with, all of that history. carol? >> you know, he was a humble guy. he went back to ohio to teach at, what, the university of cincinnati. he did
when nay go the vote. >>> i want to move to john zarrella who is busy on another story, the space shuttle on its way to retirement. you can't get enough of this, the piggy backing flight. look at this taking off from kennedy space center leaving florida and heading for los angeles where it will end up on display at the california science center, but not before it is going to touch down along a few places along the way for visits and refuel. john zarrella is live from the kennedy space scenter, and this is not just for nerds, b for all people, and tell us about the significance of this, because "endeavour" was built in california in 1991, and so this is a homecoming. >> well, it s. "endeavour" never would have been built at all if not for the tragedy here in 1986 when the "challenger" exploded and then president reagan saying that the space program would continue and they decided to go ahead to build the space shuttle "endeavour" and it rolled off of the assembly line in 1991 out in palmdale, california, and the first flight in 1992 was a satellite rescue mission. so, it has done a
of the damage. john zarrella joins me now live with the latest. john, explain where you are and what you are seeing. >> anderson, we are in thecity of ameet in louisiana. that is the tangipahoa river, and now people living within miles of the banks of the taken -- tangipahoa river were ordered to evac wait, but positive news to report. they are pumping the water out of the lake and appears that cutting a hole in the dam may no longer be necessary. this is just one of the many lingers effects from hurricane isaac. >> reporter: hurricane isaac descended on louisiana tuesday night nearly seven days to the day that hurricane katrina struck. isaac wasn't such a monster, but it was still a killer. parked on top of louisiana, mississippi and parts of alabama. hundreds had to be rescued. what is it like back there? >> sad. water is over the top of the roof. we had to break through the ceiling and come through the attic. >> reporter: others weren't so lucky. the category 1 hurricane has claimed at least four lives in the u.s. and some like jean otoe were trapped in their own homes. >> right now i
and such an explorer. our john zarrella joins us live from washington. you were at the memorial service today for neil armstrong, john, and such historical significance to the tribute today and get me up to speed on that. >> yeah, you know, one of the things that you sit there, ashleigh, and you see, wow, all of these men that we are seeing, we probably won't have an opportunity to see them all in the same room again. jeanne s gene cernan, who was the last man to walk on the moon spoke haltingly and eloquent ly about his very, very good friend neil armstrong and talked about how you saw in the piece, it was all about the team, and that is the way that neil was, about team and never about him. so, you know, i talked to walt cunningham, apollo 7, and walt cunningham told me just like you saw in the piece a lot of people could have landed on the moon and done that, the first man on the moon, but only neil was the only one in their group, cunningham said, who could have carried himself so well after the fact. >> and spiked no football. john zarrella, thank you. such a lucky assignment today and fascinatin
of rival mitt romney. here's john zarrella at how one of the least talked about campaign issues has ties to the number one concern of this country, the economy. >> reporter: a fishing trawler tries outrunning a coast guard cutter. the crew of the cutter fires its 50 caliber machine gun. >> that's smoke. that's smoke. all right! >> reporter: disabling the trawler. on board, 20 tons of marijuana. this was the mid 1980s. the drug war was at its height. george bush headed up a task force. in miami, cocaine is found hidden in commercial jets. flowers. even boxes of yams. problem is, some aren't yams at all. rather plaster casts painted and shaped like yams. inside, pure coke. stash houses and drug labs are routinely raided. that was a war on drugs. these days, it's not even a war of words. the white house doesn't even call it a war any longer, focusing more on prevention and in this political season, the issue of illicit drugs rarely gets a mention on the campaign trail. when it does, president obama and mitt romney appear to be on the same page. >> the president of the united states must mak
to the campaign trail. what is the nation's anti-drug strategy now? cnn's john zarrella continues our week-long look at the issues, big and small, of the presidential elength. >> reporter: a fishing trawler tries outrunning a coast guard cutter. the crew of the cutter fires its 50-caliber machine gun. >> got smoke. got smoke. all right. >> reporter: disabling the trawler. on board, 20 tons of marijuana. this was the mid-1980s. the drug war was at its height. then-vice president george bush headed up a task force to fight the problem. >> we have got to do better in interducting it. >> reporter: in miami, cocaine is found hidden in commercial jets, flowers, even boxes of yams. problem is, some aren't yams at all, rather plaster casts painted and shaped like yams. inside, pure coke. stash houses and drug will be as are routinely raided. that was a war on drugs. these days, it's not even a war of words. the white house doesn't even call it a war any longer, focusing more on prevention. and in this political season, the issue of illicit drugs rarely gets a mention on the campaign trail. when it
president light a fire under regular voters? cnn's john zarrella is joining us. you're in a room where the former president is getting ready to speak. he has a receptive crowd i assume. >> reporter: yeah, wolf, he's supposed to be here in about an hour. we've got a good 2,000 people here on the campus of florida international university in miami-dade county. and they were determined to get here. it was torrential rain for a couple of hours here this afternoon. many people stood out there under the umbrellas. the umbrellas not doing them any good. but they are expecting that the former president when he gets here is going to talk about the economy. we talked to some of the students when they were outside standing in the weather. and they said the things that are important to them and this crowd is primarily students, is as you might expect, immigration, the economy and jobs. >> jobs for me is something very crucial. studying right now to be a communication major. and to have jobs right now is really important. because a lot of majors right now don't have a lot of guaranteed jobs. and th
to tackle the challenges facing the country one issue at a time. this hour, john zarrella takes a look at where each candidate stands on the war on drugs. >> reporter: angelica hernandez was 9 when she first crossed the border with her mother and sister. >> i still remember crossing the desert, having to sleep in the desert. it was getting late when we had been walking for hours and my mom would hold my sister in one arm and me on the other arm. just pray that nothing would happen. >> but their human smuggler was pulled over for speeding and they were deported. their second crossing succeeded. entering school as a fourth grader, hernandez was teased because she spoke no english. >> that was the package we ran earlier, powerful packages on challenges on immigration law. we will be taking a look at the drug laws. i think we might have that package now or coming up with it a little bit later on. right now, the presidential candidates focusing on the swing state of ohio. >> this week, president obama made his 13th visit to the state this year. we drilled down on the importance of the bucke
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in the county that we've never had before. >> in terms of that dam, john zarrella was saying it seems the need to kind of open up a hole in it, that's passed, yes? >> what we're going to do, anderson, we've got engineers from the corps of engineer, department of quality, equipment from the national guard that are working to bring the water down at a level that we can control. you know, we want to make sure we continue to bring the water level down and we're going to let it out a little bit at a time so we don't raise the water level in tangipahoa river because i can tell you we're just as concerned about the few families we have in mississippi that are down stream as the 20,000 or 30,000 in tangipahoa parish. we'll do everything we can to protect the citizens. >> do you have the personnel you need? >> absolutely. we've got the personnel. we're working 24/7 to make sure we continue to do that. the plan the government put in place seems to be working. we're confident that it will. it does not appear to be any seepage in the levee at all. >> director rober latham, i know you've got your hands ful
to lift off for the final time. we've been watching it now -- >> john zarrella told us before you see it sitting on top of that specially designed 747 which has flown for 30 years all over the country. this flight taking "endeavour" all the way to los angeles will also be the final flight for the specially designed 747. so it's a really special moment for that, too. >> 25 flights in orbit, over 20 years, pretty amazing. and it's -- i think are expected to do flyovers, right? so everyone will have a chance to see it? >> it is all the way to los angeles a really special route. taking it over mississippi and texas, and everywhere around the country that helped put the shuttles together over so many years. >> i have found it so amazing, and especially if you have a chance to watch it with your kids, because there's something about just watching space travel with your kids, and remarkable. but as we sit here we watch them on the tarmac the good news is the weather is good and it looks like it's going to be taking off momentarily as we have been promised. we'll continue to watch it. let's l
tackle the problem over the next four years? here's john zarrella. >> reporter: a fishing trawler tries outrunning a coast guard cutter. the crew of the cutter fires its 50 caliber machine gun. >> we've been hit. got smoke. got smoke. >> all right! >> reporter: disabling the trawler. on board, 20 tons of marijuana. this was the mid-1980s. the drug war was at its height. then vice president george bush headed up a task force to fight the problem. >> we have got to do better in interdicting it. >> reporter: in miami, cocaine is found hiden in commercial jets, flowers, even boxes of yams. the problem is, some aren't yams at all, rather plaster casts painted and shaped like yams. insid inside, pure coke. stash houses and drug labs are routinely raided. this was a war on drugs. these days it's not even a war on words. the white house doesn't call it a war any longer, focusing more on prevention. in this political season, the issue of illicit drugs rarely gets a mention on the campaign trail. when it does come up, president obama and mitt romney appear to be on the same page. >> the president
. he is being honored today by fellow astronauts and nasa officials. john zarrella has been watching the service. you had an opportunity, actually, to meet him on several occasions. what was he like? >> reporter: yeah. i did. and, you know, the most recent was back a couple of years ago at the anniversary of the apollo xiv moon landings and he went to the anniversaries, the private events, suzanne. just the astronauts attended. i happen to be the emcee for that event. you know, even at those events everybody wanted a picture with him, shake his hand and he was most gracious all the time in doing that. but that was why he shied away from the public limelight. because everybody always wanted to be there to touch him and say i shook the hand of the first man to walk on the moon. >> what do you think he took away from that and think that people would remember him for, the kind of person that he was? >> reporter: you know, i think and what the problem was so many people did not know the real neil armstrong and what we took away even from the ceremony today and from astronauts that i had t
in los angeles. john zarrella is in florida. he was there for this morning's se sendoff. it's just bittersweet, looking at these pictures. >> reporter: yeah. you know, it really is, carol. "endeavour" flew 123 million miles during 25 flights over its history after it came off the assembly line in 1991. and this is, by far, one of its shortest flights cross country, as you mentioned, on the back of that 747. it's definitely kind of a victory tour of sorts, lifting off from the kennedy space ceer. about 7:20 am this morning, heading cross country. it flew over the space center in mississippi first. as you mentioned. then it went over the louisiana area, new orlea. assembly plant where they built the giant external tanks for the shuttle. and from here, it's on to houston. it will fly over the houston area in just a little while. probably about an hour from now, making several passes, flies over hughouston. and then ultimately landing at the ell ichington field near th johnson space center so folks there can get a look at "endeavour" before it takes off tomorrow morning. tomorrow morni
in florida. first off houston, then its final destination is los angeles. john zarrella is live from the kennedy space center in florida this morning. hey, john. >> hey, john. you know you're absolutely right. this is a big day for nasa, for endeavor. here on the runway behind me, that's the shuttle landing facility where over the last quarter century we've seen so many shuttles land. you mentioned "endeavour" flew 25 flights, 123 million miles in all. it flew to the international space station repeatedly. it did satellite repair missions. the shuttle endeavor was also involved in the very first hubble servicing mission, space telescope mission. and as you mentioned, you know, this is going to be really a victory tour of sorts. when they leave here, expected about 7:15, clouds may be a little iffy. they may have to push it back a pit. but not much. it will be headed out over mississippi. they're going to fly over the stennis space flight center. from stennis in mississippi they're going to fly over the plant where they built the giant external tanks, so just outside of louisiana, out
. talking to john zarrella during the morning show. i want to sing "leaving on a jet plane, don't know when i'll be back again." there it is. flew by hobby. you can follow nasa, they are retweeting people's pics that they're sending. it is here, i saw it her, i saw it here. it is in houston at this point and time. it is a couple of days late. >> it was supposed to go monday. supposed to go tuesday. today was the day with the good weather. making a pit stop in houston. a know a lot of texans are frustrated they're not getting a space shuttle, nonetheless, saying a quick hello to hobby and then to los angeles i believe tomorrow. a lot of folks are upset, a lot of trees cut down, but, hey, l.a., you get a space shuttle. >> big trees are cut down. they're not so worried about the 3-year-old trees they're going to replant anyway. it was some of the big, large ones that have to go. there was no way -- when the boulevard is there, and the trees are in the middle of the boulevard, you can't move the shuttle around it, they will kind of take this thing almost like back and forth on a ski run. if the
the question? cnn's john zarrella takes a look. >> the crew of the cutter fires its machine gun. >> got smoke. got smoke. >> all right! >> reporter: disabling the trawler. on board, 20 tons of marijuana. this was the mid-1980s. the drug war was at its height. then vice president george bush headed up a task force to fight the problem. >> we have got to do better in interdicting it. >> reporter: in miami, cocaine is found hidden in commercial jets, flowers, even boxes of yams. the problem is, some aren't yams at all. rather, plaster casts painted and shaped like yams. inside, pure coke. stach houses and drug labs are routinely raided. that was a war on drugs. these days, it's not even a war of words. the white house doesn't haven't call it a war any longer, focusing more on prevention. and in this political season, the issue of illicit drugs rarely gets a mention on the campaign trail. when it does come up, president obama and mitt romney appear to be on the same page. >> that the president of the united states must make a priority of helping reduce demand in this country. >> the united states
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